- Young Innovators: Innovative research finds influenza detection system in body
Researchers have found a unique “sensor” mechanism inside cells that enables the immune system to recognize influenza, a finding that may lead to improved vaccines in the future.
- Young Innovators: U of S research team aims to develop salmonella vaccine
Researchers have been working on a novel salmonella vaccine that holds promise for preventing this food-borne infection. The vaccine, being developed at the university’s VIDO-InterVac, has shown positive preliminary results in animal models.
- Federal investment helps bring vaccine manufacturing facility to Saskatoon
A vaccine manufacturing plant is set to take up residence at the VIDO-InterVac on the U of S campus.
- U of S gets major federal boost for isotope and vaccine production, water research
$3.6M investment towards the establishment of a vaccine manufacturing facility.
- International Partnership Results in New Vaccine for Cattle in Africa
A vaccine against contagious bovine pleuropneumonia has been licensed for commercial production by the Kenya Veterinary Vaccines Production Institute.
- 'A few infected people can really impact what goes on locally'
Saskatoon scientist thrilled to be developing Middle East Respiratory Syndrome vaccine for use on camels.
- Saskatoon researcher Dr. Andrew Potter honoured with lifetime achievement award
Renowned worldwide, Dr. Potter has received an award for a career’s worth of cutting-edge discoveries.
- Dr. Andrew Potter receives SHRF Achievement Award
Dr. Potter and Dr. Karniychuk were winners at the 2017 Saskatchewan Health Research Foundation Santé Awards.
- The search continues for TB and JD vaccines
"We could be lucky and find our vaccine candidates for bovine tuberculosis and Johne’s disease within a month, or it could take a year and a half. We hope within a two-year window we will have candidates ready to test out in the field.”
- VIDO-InterVac releases 2016-2017 Annual Report
Through another year, VIDO-InterVac continued to build its reputation as one of Canada’s premier research institutions in the fields of human and animal health, focusing on vaccine and technology development.